7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland visit planner

Make it your trip
Bus to Dammam, Fly to Reykjavik
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Reykjavik
— 2 nights
Drive
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Blaskogabyggd
— 1 night
Drive
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Vik
— 1 night
Drive
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Landmannalaugar
— 1 night
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Manama

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Reykjavik

— 2 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, then appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, and then explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip itinerary planning tool.

Manama, Bahrain to Reykjavik is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 3 hours. In July, Reykjavik is much colder than Manama - with highs of 17°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Blaskogabyggd

— 1 night
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Haukadalur, then admire the sheer force of Gullfoss Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of Strokkur.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Blaskogabyggd vacation planner.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Blaskogabyggd in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Blaskogabyggd, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Vik

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 8th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskirkja Church, admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, and then kick back and relax at Black Sand Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vik attractions planning website.

Getting from Blaskogabyggd to Vik by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Vik sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Landmannalaugar.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Landmannalaugar

— 1 night
Landmannalaugar is a place in the Fjallabak Nature Reserve in the Highlands of Iceland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ljótipollur, then go for a walk through Landmannalaugar, and then trek along Laugavegur.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Landmannalaugar online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Vik to Landmannalaugar in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Landmannalaugar are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Landmannalaugar

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.